Open the Door, Richard!: The Story of a Showbiz Phenomenon

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  • Release Date: 10/9/2012
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046436520
  • Catalog Number: 4365
  • Sales rank: 140,428


Disc 1
  1. 1 Open the Door Richard - Jack McVea & His All Stars (2:55)
  2. 2 Open the Door Richard - Jack McVea & His All Stars (6:23)
  3. 3 Open the Door Richard, Pt. 1 & 2 - Jimmy Jones' Band (5:59)
  4. 4 Open the Door Richard - Count Basie & His Orchestra (2:41)
  5. 5 Open the Door Richard - Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 (2:30)
  6. 6 Open the Door Richard - Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 (3:01)
  7. 7 Open the Door Richard - Big Sid Catlett (2:53)
  8. 8 Open the Door Richard - Hot Lips Page (2:47)
  9. 9 Open the Door Richard - The Three Flames (3:15)
  10. 10 Open the Door Richard - The Charioteers (3:11)
  11. 11 Open the Door Richard - The Charioteers (3:38)
  12. 12 Open the Door Richard - Bill Samuels & The Cats 'N Jammers Three (2:41)
  13. 13 Open the Door Richard - Walter Brown (3:04)
  14. 14 Open the Door Richard - Aime Barelli's Orchestra (2:50)
  15. 15 Open the Door Richard - The Pied Pipers (2:54)
  16. 16 Open the Door Richard - Ernie Barton (2:23)
  17. 17 Richard Ain't Gonna Open the Door - The Four Aces (2:40)
  18. 18 Richard's Jam - The Four Aces (2:53)
  19. 19 The Key's in the Mailbox - Jack McVea & His Door Openers (3:05)
  20. 20 Richard Gets Hitched - Jack McVea & His Door Openers (2:51)
  21. 21 Crow's Being Evicted - Jack McVea & His Door Openers (2:56)
  22. 22 The Surch - Jack McVea (2:27)
  23. 23 Louis' Oldsmobile Song - Louis Jordan & His Tympany 5 (1:49)
  24. 24 Slim's Jam - Slim Gaillard (3:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Charlie Rich Piano
Earl Bostic Alto Saxophone
Danny Barker Guitar
Count Basie Piano
Harry "Sweets" Edison Trumpet, Vocals
Dizzy Gillespie Trumpet
Paul Gonsalves Tenor Saxophone
Freddie Green Guitar
Tiny Grimes Guitar
Jo Jones Drums
Louis Jordan Alto Saxophone, Vocals
Jimmy Rushing Vocals
Buddy Tate Tenor Saxophone
Zutty Singleton Drums
Wild Bill Davis Piano
Walter Brown Vocals
Preston Love Alto Saxophone
Gene Phillips Guitar
Slim Gaillard Guitar, Piano, Vocals
Big Nick Nicholas Tenor Saxophone
Al Smith Vocals
Dusty Fletcher Vocals
Al McKibbon Bass
Gene Ramey Bass
Walter Page Bass
Jack McVea Tenor Saxophone, Vocals
Emmett Berry Trumpet
Bam Brown Bass, Vocals
Frank Clarke Bass
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis Tenor Saxophone
Ted Donnelly Trombone
Dickie Harris Trombone
J.C. Heard Drums
Carl Hogan Electric Guitar
Aaron Izenhall Trumpet
Roland Janes Guitar
George Jenkins Drums
Jimmy Jones Piano
Slick Jones Drums
Joe "Red" Kelly Trumpet
Dodo Marmarosa Piano
George Matthews Trombone
Ann Moore Vocals
Al Morgan Bass
Loumell Morgan Piano
Gene Norman Announcer
Jimmie O'Brien Piano
Hot Lips Page Trumpet, Vocals
Charlie Parker Alto Saxophone
Rudy Pitts Drums, Vocals
Eddie Roane Trumpet
Eli Robinson Trombone
Rudy Rutherford Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Bill Samuels Piano, Vocals
Jimmy Shirley Guitar
Jesse "Po" Simpkins Bass
Rabon Tarrant Drums, Vocals
Robert Tarrant Vocals
Arnold Thomas Piano
James Van Eaton Drums
Jack Washington Baritone Saxophone
Ira Williams Baritone
Snooky Young Trumpet
John Hartzfield Tenor Saxophone
Jimmy Sherman Piano
George Treadwell Trumpet
Martin Willis Saxophone
Tiger Haynes Guitar, Vocals
Hillard Brown Drums
Billy Riley Bass, Vocals
Ed Lewis Trumpet
Joe Morris Drums
Carl "Flat Top" Wilson Bass
Lannie Scott Piano
Ernie Barton Vocals
Sammy Yates Trumpet
Adam Lamberts Guitar
Reginald Jones Bass
Edward Jackson Tenor (Vocal)
Tiny Grimes Sextette Accompaniment
Sylvester Hicks Vocals
Bill Johnson Trombone, Vocals
Howard Daniels Bass
Billy Williams Tenor (Vocal)
Christopher Columbus Drums
George Smith Piano, Baritone
James Reuben Franks Guitar
Otha Jackson Bass Fiddle
Sidney Catlett Drums
Harry Edison Vocals
Regina Reese Vocals
Bill Gooden Piano, Vocals
Averill Pollard Bass
Thomas "Crow" Kahn Piano
Technical Credits
Louis Jordan Composer
Gene Roland Arranger
Wild Bill Davis Arranger
Slim Gaillard Composer
Dusty Fletcher Composer
Jack McVea Composer
Paul Weston Musical Director
Hal Hopper Personnel
June Hutton Personnel
Chuck Lowry Personnel
Joe Josea Composer
Dan Howell Composer
John Mason Composer
Paul Watts Liner Notes
Clark Yokum Personnel
Willie Lamarre Composer
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